Rich Rum Truffles by Rick Grant

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Makes 30


  • 250 g dark chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • 3–4 teaspoons quality dark rum
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • good quality cocoa, for rolling


  1. Melt the chocolate with the unsalted butter in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. When melted remove from the heat and stir in the condensed milk. Beat in the rum and vanilla.
  2. Place mixture into the refrigerator until it is firm enough to form a ball. Using two teaspoons form bite-sized truffles and roll in the cocoa.
  3. Place finished truffles on a serving tray and serve with coffee.


Nutritional Analysis

Per piece: fat 3.5 g, saturated fat 2.2 g, protein 0.6 g, carbohydrate 6.6 g, sodium 7 mg, energy 253 kJ (60 Cal), GI medium

Rick Grant Cooking CollectionRecipe taken from The Gluten-Free Cooking Collection by Rick Grant.

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